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Taste delicious local produce in Yorkton
One of the best things about summer is all the fresh produce available! Whether you’re a seasoned gardener, a foodie, or just appreciate the flavour of a juicy, locally-grown tomato, Yorkton is a great place to find tasty local produce and learn about what it takes to grow it. This August, there are many opportunities to meet the people who grow this delicious food, learn a thing or two about growing your own, and stock up on fresh seasonal ingredients for a fancy home-cooked meal or a nice simple picnic in the sun. Check out some events this August where you can get a taste of fresh Yorkton produce:

Annual Fruit, Flower, and Vegetable Show | August 7

This August 7th, the Yorkton and District Agricultural Society present their yearly Fruit, Flower, and Vegetable show. Everyone is welcome to attend this event at the St. Gerard’s Parish Complex. This event gives you a chance to check out “the best of gardening season” from Yorkton and the surrounding areas. You’ll also have a chance to meet and talk with the people who really know a thing or two about growing your favourite fruits and vegetables and gorgeous flowers. Admission to the show includes tea or coffee and some nibbles to snack on, and the event is open to all ages.

Yorkton Farmer’s Market | Every Thursday and Saturday

Head to Yorkton’s Parkland Mall every Thursday and Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm to check out the great local Farmer’s Market. There’s no shortage of delicious eats here, whether you want to stock up on some healthy fruit and vegetables or treat yourself to some handmade baked goods. Be sure to bring your reusable bags and load up on everything you need for a nice picnic! Everything at the Farmer’s Market is local and seasonal, so you always get the freshest, tastiest food around. You can also shop for other wares like artisan crafts and gifts.
Home Inn & Suites Yorkton has a variety of rooms and suites available to suit your needs no matter what they may be. Just passing through? Book an affordable and comfortable classic room, which comes with a mini-fridge to stow your treats from the Farmer’s Market. Or stay a while and book a kitchen suite, which comes with a ceramic cooktop and full-sized fridge, so you can whip up a meal using all the awesome ingredients you stocked up on.